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Vincent Dill Little Pleasewell's Greedy Ben. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1870
8 pp. wrapper, with 4 illustrations, colored. The story, told in verse, is a moral of boy who steals cherries from a farmer and his punishment. The cover is printed in color, and shows some wear with intact tears by the binding. The cover itself is almost completely detached from the rest of the book. There is some foxing, soiling and toning throughout. Measures 4 1/2"x 3 1/2". .
 Little Folks Series, Little BoPeep. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1870
14 pp (including wrappers), yellow covers with printed litho illustrations. The design on the cover only uses two colors, red and green, while the interior pages' illustrations are in full color. The book tells an elaboration of the classic nursery rhyme "Little BoPeep". There is a total of six full page color illustrations. Measures 7 1/4" x 5 1/2". Cover show edge wear. Tape repair on spine. Binding is loose bit intact. General soiling and toning due to age.
Grandmother Goose's Series: Nursery Jingles. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.1882
16 pp (including covers) The book contains several nursery rhymes as well as corresponding imagery. Some of the rhymes included are Little Tom Tucker, Hot Cross Buns, and Peter White. Six full-page and one double color illustrations. Many of the illustrations are novelties (having several subjects in one picture). Dated through advertisements on back that were new items in the McLoughlin 1882 catalogue. A part of the Grandmother Goose Series. Measures 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" . Covers partially detached. Moderate cover wear. Toning. Missing surface litho on bottom of some pages along backstrip due to the fact that they were stuck together (one still is). Inscription on front cover from previous owner. Toning and soiling due to age.
Grandmother Goose's Series: Nursery Songs. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1890s
16 pp (including covers) The book contains several nursery rhymes as well as corresponding imagery. Some of the rhymes included are Up Piccadilly, Little Jack Horner, Tom the Piper Son.  Six full-page and one double color illustrations. Many of the illustrations are novelties (having several subjects in one picture). Variant issues: some issues begin with the poem, "Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat." This item begins with "Up Piccadilly." A part of the Grandmother Goose Series. Measures 10 1/2" x 7 1/2" . Cover wear. Homespun fabric repair to binding. Repair to binding done with a string on top, otherwise some pages would be fully detached. Missing surface litho on near backstrip some pages where pages glued and pulled apart (one still is). Inscription on front cover from previous owner. Toning and soiling due to age.
Sleeping Beauty in the Woods. McLoughlin Brothers.New York .1870
24 pp (including covers) Retells the classic story of Sleeping Beauty. The book has rich in-depth color illustrations, four full page, and one double page. Measures 10 1/2" x 9". Covers partially detached. Offset litho between the center fold. Minor soiling and toning due to age. Minor faded penciling on back cover. One page has a very small (less than 1/2") tear, but it does not effect the text or illustration.
 Apple Pie, An A B C Book. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.1891
An ABC and nursery combination book that alters between the alphabet and various nursery rhymes. The ABC section has two-color illustrations (black and red) that depict each letter, with three to four letters on each page. It also follows a single story thread, that of an apple pie and what one can do with it. For example, B is for Baked it, D is for Danced for it, P is for Peeps at it, T is for Tastes its. While all letters of the alphabet are represented in the book, the letters I and Z do not have separate phrases. After two pages of letters, the book switched to two pages of nursery rhymes, and vise-versa. The nursery rhyme pages feature full color illustrations depicting scenes from the following nursery rhymes: Jack and Jill, I Had a Little Husband, King Cole, Little Miss Muffat, Little Boy Blue, and A Cat Came Fiddling. The front cover features a color illustration of a mother cutting an apple pie with her daughter and doll seated at the table. 16 pages, including covers Measures 10 1/2" x 9 1/4"..
 Valentine Greeting  from Pretty Young Girl reminiscent of a Paper Doll No.1. [McLoughlin Bros.].New York, NY.1870s
A 5 1/2" x 3 3/4" single fold valentine with color lithograph of a young girl (with the appearance of a McLoughlin paper doll) at top.  Embossed floral and filigree border decoration.  Verse at base reads Here's a greeting for my little dear, Upon this morning made for cheer-- When heartily our praise we tell To children that we love so well. Among the bright and modest girls, with rosy cheeks and flowing curls-- All have a pleasure just like mine, As I send you this VALENTINE".   Inside page and back cover blank.  Pencil inscription on back cover. .
 Valentine Greeting  from Pretty Young Girl reminiscent of a Paper Doll Holding a Doll No.2. [McLoughlin Bros.].New York, NY.1870s
A 5 1/2" x 3 3/4" single fold valentine with color lithograph of a young girl holding her dolly(the girl has the appearance of a McLoughlin paper doll) at top.  Embossed floral and filigree border decoration.  Verse at base reads This little letter which I send, I hope you will receive; And keep it for the sake of one, Who never will deceive. Inside page and back cover blank.  .
Little Boys and Girls ABC. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.1884
12 pp (including covers). Each page has three to four letters on it. Each illustration is accompanied by a corresponding letter. On the bottom of each page is the description, such as "N Nosegay. O Owl. P Parrot." On the front and back interior covers there is a more detailed alphabet poem that matches the illustrations. "N is a Nosegay Besprinkled with dew, Picked in the morning, And given to you. Measures 9" x 6". Covers fully detached. Previous owner inscription on the first page. Interior pages show moderate foxing and toning, with some small stains that do not impact either the text or the illustrations.
 Baby's Own A, B, C, ABC Series. McLoughlin Bro.New York.1900
A charming alphabet book that is partially hand colored. There are three letters on each page along with the corresponding letter. The illustrations for A-L have been hand colored. The book does do not show examples for Y and Z. On the front interior cover the alphabet in upper case letters is depicted, while on the back interior cover the alphabet is how in lower case letters. In addition, the back interior cover has the numbers 0-9. The front cover depicts a young book and girl, with several toys on the ground. The back cover has an illustration of a young boy standing at the base of a staircase mid-shout. Paper wrappers, 8 pgs. OCLC-1 (Feb 2019) Measures 6 3/4 x 4 3/4..
Uncle Ned's Picture Books: Ditties for Little Children. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1870
20 pp (including wrappers), blue cover with printed litho design depicting one of the stories found within, 'The Pet Hen.' Other stories included in this book are: 'The Star', 'The Cow', 'Dolly's Tea Party', 'The Little Girl Who Was Unkind to her Sister', 'Mary's Little Lamb', 'Robin Redbreast' and 'The selfish child.' Stories are written in verse. There are four full page color illustrations. A part of the 'Uncle Ned's Pictures Book' series. Measures 10 1/4" x 6 3/4". Some edge wear, particularly on the front cover's bottom left hand corner. There a stain on the front cover on the top left hand corner. Previous owner inscription on first page.
Jonathan Swift Aunt Fanny's Fairy Tales: Gullivers Travels. McLoughlin Bros.New York.c. 1865
In a shortened, and selected, retelling, Gullivers Travels becomes a story for even children to enjoy. 24pp. There are publisher advertisements on the back cover. Broken up into two chapters, "Gulliver's Voyage to Lilliput" and "Gulliver's Travels to Brobdingnag". The two chapters being contrasts of Gulliver being a giant and Gulliver being very tiny. It is full pages of text, and seven (7)full page, hand-colored illustrations to pair with it. The story remains recognizable and the format the same, but pared down and simplified for the children. Measures 8 1/4" x 6 3/4".  OCLC - 5 Jan 2019..
Rambling Rhymes For Little Ones. McLoughlin Bros.New York.
8 leaves, one-sided; white paper wrapper with illustrations and decorative elements on the front cover, printed in green, brown and gilt. Includes four stories: The Little Man and His Gun --  The Selfish Old Woman -- A Capital Cure For Rats -- How Lady Butterfly Spent the Day. Total of 4 full-page color illustrations, with one for each story. Back cover lists the titles in the "New Picture Books For Little Children" series. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" .
Home ABC. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1880
14 pp (including wrappers, linen book) The cover depicts a boy and girl, playing a drum and a toy horn respectively. The first two pages of the book have each page divided up into 12 squares, with one letter and small illustration in each square. The words used for each letter are basic, such as 'D Ducks' and 'T Tub'. The letters 'I' and 'J' are combined into one square, with the descriptor as "In Jail". There is no letter Z. Besides the alphabet, there are eighteen short lessons, often listing a few new words and a short poem to go along with the. There are six half-page color illustrations that go along with the lessons and illustrate the short poems. Measures 10 1/2" x 7" . Covers show surface wear, particular some cracks in the illustrations. Pages are soiled and toned due to age, particularly on the top edge. There is a faded inscription made by a previous owner on the front cover.
Story of Simple Simon from the Susie Sunshine's Series. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.c1900
8 plates, litho on linen covers, with linen interior pages. Tells the classic story of Simple Simon. In verse with charming color illustrations on each page. A part of the Susie Sunshine's Series. Measures 7 1/2" x 5".. Cover wear, particularly on the back strip. Inscription from previous owner. A few minor stains on the edge of the page, that do not affect the images or text.
 Little Folks Menagerie: Animals to be Cut out, Package No 1. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.1883
A set of 4 mostly uncut sheets of animals, both domestic and exotic for children to cut out and play with. The animals were designed so that once cut out, they can stand on their own with its outline as support. Some of the animals depicted are a tiger, an alligator, a rabbit, a dog, a toad, a giraffe, and a gorilla.  The sheets come in an envelope with an elephant depicted on the front. The envelope also states that this is "Package No. 1" and as such all of the sheets of animals have a large number "1" on them. It is unclear if the four sheets included are the complete set or not. No OCLC. (June 2019).
Three Christmas Boxes. McLoughlin Brothers.New York.1882(2)
A Christmas book that attempts to teach the reader a lesson on animal cruelty. The book follows the story of three brothers, Frank ,Harry and Tommy, and their three dogs. The story starts with Tommy killing Frank's dog, and Santa Claus deciding to teach Tommy a lesson on humility and animals. The story contains 4 full pages color illustrations, along with one two-page illustration. The illustrations are extremely detailed and vividly colored. The back cover depicts a variety of advertisements for McLoughlin's other books.   8pp plus 6 plates and illustrated wraps. Measures 10 3/4" x 9 1/2".